GREENSBORO, NC – Shaw University placed eight events in the top 15 of the 2017 Aggie Invitational this past weekend hosted by North Carolina A&T State University.
- Freshman Amari Fletcher (Phoenix, AZ) placed seventh in the discus with a throw of 25.58 meters.
- Junior Bianca Maxwell (London, England) placed sixth in the shot put with a throw of 10.10 meters.
- Freshman Corey Rivens (Charlotte, NC) tabbed ninth overall in the shot put at 9.24 meters in her second debut.
- Senior Destinee Williams (Leesburg, FL) finished 12th overall in the 100 meter hurdles, coming in with a time of 14.57.
- Sophomore Kyla Sanders (Hampton, VA) placed 11th in the 400 meter hurdles at 1:08.98.
- The Lady Bears recorded a sixth place finish with a time of 47.58 in the 4x100 meter relay which consisted of runners Williams, Tearra Arrington (Newport News, VA), Yanika McCrea (Trout Hall, Jamaica) and LaCherie Clarke (Garner, NC).
The Lady Bears will participate in the 2017 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Outdoor Championships that will be held on April 21-22 in Bowie, Md.
For the most up-to-date information on Shaw women's outdoor track and field and its 13 varsity sport teams, please visit www.shawbears.com.